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« on: April 05, 2010 01:20:01 PM »

Sooo, I had some floss from stuffies I'd been making, and some plain fabric and a serious desire to stab Edward Cullen in the face  Cool I drew him freeform from a picture off the internet, and it was pretty simple, all but for the eyes, which I couldn't figure out. His hair is my favorite. I used backstiches as well as sort of a backwards backstitch...I'm not sure what that's called. Pardon my ameteurness, I've never embarked into the scary world of needlework before =p



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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2010 01:38:43 PM »

That's really good!
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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2010 02:08:28 PM »

Awesome! I knew exactly who it was just from the Thumbnail! He looks a little creepy with empty eye sockets though!
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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2010 02:11:09 PM »

I knoooooow, but I didn't know what to do for the eyes =/ Maybe fill them in with black?


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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2010 02:22:15 PM »

If you're willing to spend a dollar or so, you could maybe use metallic floss in a silvery color for the eyes.
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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2010 12:21:44 AM »

This is brilliant and I knew who it was straight away (it's Edward's hair!). I can't believe it's your first attempt  Smiley I kind of like the empty eye-ness but as sweet_communist suggested metallic floss in a gold/ bronze could work.

Are you going to try Jacob next?  Tongue
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« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2010 09:58:38 AM »

I love it! Good work!
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« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2010 08:51:30 AM »

I had a thought last night about your project as I was falling asleep. Maybe you could crayon tint his eyes!
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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2010 08:44:05 PM »

Looks great!  Keep it up!
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« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2010 09:15:59 AM »

Wow! That's an awesome first attempt, it looks fantastic. Keep stitching, you've got something!
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